DIY Smokehouse Made From Cedar Has Attached Firewood Storage Area

You’ll Be Smoking Meats in No Time with this Easy To Build Smokehouse

We all know it’s really hard to beat the great smell and taste of smoked meat. We think it’s an art (and science) every respectable homesteader should want to know how to do.

Even if refrigeration is an option, smoking is a great and reliable method for food preservation and of course a great smoked meat makes a delicious addition to any meal of the day.

There’s something about the smell of smoked meats wafting about the Homestead. Why not build your own smokehouse and start curing your own meat? This is a bit of a big project but the rewards of smoking your own meats will be worth it. You will also be able to take pride in building it from the ground up and using it for years and years.

Here are the DIY Cedar Smoke House building plans and steps…

I like smoked meat and it offers a lot of advantages. Smoking provides great tasting food and acts as a natural preservative. You will be able to serve to your family and friends delicious and healthy meat smoked in your very own smoker. The guys over at demonstrates using photos how to build this great looking ceder smoke house with an attached wood storage area.

If you want to smoke your own meat, why not build yourself a smokehouse. The one featured here is made from very simple materials, using basic tools – and it’s been built by a self-professed amateur! By following the instructions in the link below this gallery, you’ll be able to make your own regardless of your skill levels.

The best part of building it on your own is that you can customize the size of the smokehouse, allowing you to fit it in your yard. You can also minimize the cost by using local materials that are abundant and cheap. And you don’t need to pay extra for the services of a contractor building it for you.


  • 2 x 4 Cedar Wood
  • Black Stove Pipe
  • Stove Door
  • Concrete Blocks
  • Clay Bricks
  • Fire Bricks
  • Fire Clay
  • Mortar
  • Bolts
  • Door Hinges
  • Door Knob
  • Bolt Lock
  • 2-1/2 inch Deck Screws
  • Wood Screws
  • 3 pieces 16 Gauge Steal Plates
  • Metal Mesh


  • Trowel
  • Electric Drill
  • Handsaw
  • Power Drill/Driver
  • Level

Via: Homestading Freedom
Images: The Owner Builder Network

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